Murtha Cullina LLP is pleased to welcome Michael R. Bzdyra to its Government Affairs Group. He previously was the Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
Mr. Bzdyra has more than 30 years experience in Connecticut state government. As DMV Commissioner, he led 800 employees, managed a $66 million budget and served millions of customers annually. Prior to joining the DMV, Mr. Bzdyra was the Government Relations Liaison to Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority (CRRA). In this role, he was responsible for directing, planning and implementing CRRA's legislative, governmental and regulatory activities. He also regularly collaborated with the Connecticut State Legislature, the Governor's office and governmental agencies.
In addition, Mr. Bzdyra has served as the Senior Policy/Communications Specialist at the Senate Democrat’s office and as a legislative aide and clerk for the General Assembly’s Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee.
Mr. Bzdyra received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Connecticut.